The table below looks at the statistics for Windows XP skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Windows XP over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Windows XP
Rank 52 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs citing Windows XP 5 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.95% 4.05% 2.45%
As % of the Operating Systems category 2.82% 10.29% 9.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £150 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+133.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £180 £200 £250
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 8
Average hourly rate £16.50 £15.63 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.60% +0.80%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £13.50 £14.00 £13.75
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.81%
Windows XP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Operating Systems category in contract jobs advertised in the West Sussex region.

Operating Systems Category
West Sussex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Operating Systems category
177 136 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Sussex 33.46% 39.31% 25.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 81 45
Average daily rate £343 £220 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+55.68% -45.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £385 £585
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 32 22
Average hourly rate £17.50 £15.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.07% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.71 £13.50 £11.86
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £26.98 £29.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -6.25%

Windows XP
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Operating Systems category.

Windows XP Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Windows XP across the West Sussex region.

Windows XP Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

Windows XP
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Windows XP within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Crawley -5 2 - -
Worthing -14 1 - -
Chichester - 1 - -
Windows XP
South East

Windows XP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP.

1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
3 11 (68.75%) MS Office
4 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
6 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (25.00%) Office 365
8 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
9 3 (18.75%) Citrix
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Apple
9 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (18.75%) WAN
9 3 (18.75%) SAP
9 3 (18.75%) ITIL
9 3 (18.75%) Android
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
10 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (12.50%) LAN
10 2 (12.50%) Linux
10 2 (12.50%) SLA
10 2 (12.50%) Cisco
11 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (6.25%) Internet
11 1 (6.25%) NHS

Windows XP
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the West Sussex region citing Windows XP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Windows XP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (6.25%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (68.75%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) WAN
1 3 (18.75%) Wireless
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 2 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.25%) SAN
3 1 (6.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Hardware Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Migration Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) iPad
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 4 (25.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Android
6 2 (12.50%) Linux
6 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
7 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (18.75%) ITIL
2 1 (6.25%) Migration
2 1 (6.25%) WFM
2 1 (6.25%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
1 1 (6.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (81.25%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) SAP
2 3 (18.75%) Citrix
2 3 (18.75%) Apple
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (6.25%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Verint
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya
4 1 (6.25%) Genesys